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Eur J Med Genet. 2009 Jul-Aug;52(4):262-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmg.2008.12.001. Epub 2008 Dec 16.

First case of deletion of the faciogenital dysplasia 1 (FGD1) gene in a patient with Aarskog-Scott syndrome.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5718, USA. sarahbed@umich.edu

Abstract

Mutations within the faciogenital dysplasia 1 (FGD1) gene in individuals with clinical features of Aarskog-Scott syndrome (AAS) include missense mutations and insertions and deletions that result in frameshifts and premature terminations. Whole gene deletion and duplication represent other mutational possibilities not yet reported for FGD1 but known to exist for other genes such as MECP2. We report the first case of a boy with clinical features of AAS with deletion of FGD1 gene identified using an oligonucleotide-based X chromosome-specific microarray after attempts to generate amplicons for all of the FGD1 coding exons failed and BAC microarray analysis showed no abnormality.

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